Iowa Admin. Code r. 281-56.17 - Facilities

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 12, December 15, 2021

(1) Types of facilities. It is the policy of the division to utilize any type of public or private facility that is equipped to render the required services from the menu of services of diagnosis, physical restoration, training, and placement. Facilities include public and private schools; colleges and universities; correspondence schools; agencies for personal adjustment training; business and industrial establishments for employment training; psychometric service agencies; physicians' and dentists' offices; hospitals; sanatoria and clinics; audiometric service centers; rehabilitation centers; the offices of occupational, physical and work therapists or agencies providing these services; convalescent homes; prosthetic appliance dealerships; and other similar facilities that are adequately equipped to contribute to the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities.
(2) Standards for facilities providing specialized training or other services. The division selects its training agencies on the basis of their ability to supply the quality of training desired. The general practice of the division is to utilize the facilities of accredited or approved colleges, universities, community rehabilitation programs, and trade and commercial schools for residence and correspondence training. The general practice of the division is to utilize community partners to deliver items from the menu of services based on the partners' ability to supply the quality of training desired and to achieve expected outcomes resulting in job placements for job candidates of the division.
(3) Facilities providing training. Facilities selected as locations for employment training must have personnel qualified with respect to personality, knowledge and skills in the technique of instruction, have adequate equipment and instructional materials, and be willing to make definite provisions for a plan of graduated progress in the job to be learned according to an efficiently organized and supervised instructional schedule.
(4) Facilities providing personal adjustment training. In addition to other standards set for tutorial and customized training, an important basis for selection of facilities for personal adjustment training is a sympathetic understanding of the personal adjustment needs of the individual and their importance to the job candidate's total rehabilitation.


Iowa Admin. Code r. 281-56.17
Amended by IAB December 10, 2014/Volume XXXVII, Number 12, effective 1/14/2015 Amended by IAB December 7, 2016/Volume XXXIX, Number 12, effective 1/11/2017

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